This notice is for individuals who are considering running as a candidate for the vacant Ward 5 seat in the by-election to be held on Monday, October 17, 2016. In order to run for office in Newmarket, a person must be:
- A Canadian citizen
- At least 18 years old
- A resident of Newmarket or the owner or tenant of land here, or the spouse of such owner or tenant; and
- Who is not disqualified by any legislation from holding office
Candidates may submit their registration/nomination form for a by-election as of 9 a.m. on July 26, 2016. The last day to file a registration or withdraw a nomination is 2 p.m. on September 2, 2016.
Nomination forms must be filed in-person. You must have valid photo ID and must provide documentation showing the qualifying address in Newmarket. Forms are available online or at the Municipal Offices (395 Mulock Drive) in the Legislative Services department, Monday through Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
For more information or to make an appointment, call the Legislative Services department at 905-953-5300 ext. 2220, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit newmarket.ca/ward5byelection